Articles Tagged ‘VVI’

Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share

Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share

In our third instalment of the world’s low-cost scene, anna.aero has set its sights on the Americas region to see how the business model has developed during the past decade. Forecast to pass half a billion seats in 2018, Jonathan Ford explores in more depth which nations have seen the greatest stimulation.

GOL generates new Brazilian domestic city pair

GOL generates new Brazilian domestic city pair

GOL starts Salvador de Bahia to João Pessoa service – also expands from Rio de Janeiro Galeao.

Caracas-Santiago is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 240,000 searches; Conviasa's next capital connection??

Caracas-Santiago is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 240,000 searches; Conviasa’s next capital connection??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 240,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Caracas and Santiago ‒ but the route is unserved!? The leading airlines at either end of the city pair – Conviasa and LATAM Airlines – both seem well-positioned to take this route […]


Amaszonas adds two new domestic routes to its network

Amaszonas adds two new domestic routes to its network

Amaszonas takes its offer from Santa Cruz up to nine domestic routes with the addition of Riberalta and Guayaramerin.

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

A piece of precision German FTWA engineering beats over 250 global airports to secure the second ‘Arch of Triumph’ annual title. Fuerteventura wins the last weekly competition of 2014.

Amaszonas enters Uruguay with Montevideo service

Amaszonas enters Uruguay with Montevideo service

Amaszonas now links Santa Cruz to Montevideo via Asuncion with thrice-weekly flights, using its CRJ 200s.


Amaszonas enters Argentina with Salta service

Amaszonas enters Argentina with Salta service

Amaszonas now links Santa Cruz and Tarija to Salta with thrice-weekly flights using its CRJ 200s. Competes against Boliviana de Aviacion, which flies directly from Santa Cruz.

Amaszonas expands with services to Oruro, Iquique and Yacuiba

Amaszonas expands with services to Oruro, Iquique and Yacuiba

Amaszonas links Santa Cruz to Oruro and Yacuiba in Bolivia and to Iquique in Chile, with the latter being operated via Oruro. The new routes are served utilising its CRJ 200s.

Boliviana de Aviación arrives in Miami

Boliviana de Aviación arrives in Miami

Boliviana de Aviación links Bolivian cities to Florida, operating four times weekly with 737-300s,


Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Rich in mineral and energy resources and for being the home of Marco Antonio Etcheverry (the greatest Bolivian footballer player nicknamed “El Diablo”), Bolivia is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 4.4 million one-way seats in 2013. As the state-owned flag carrier, Boliviana de Aviacion commands […]

Amaszonas launches its longest route so far to Asuncion

Amaszonas launches its longest route so far to Asuncion

Amaszonas links Santa Cruz in Bolivia with Asuncion in Paraguay – compete with TAM.

Boliviana de Aviación launches services from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid

Boliviana de Aviación launches services from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid

Boliviana de Aviacion inaugurates services on the ex-Aerosur route from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid.